John Lithgow UC San Diego

John Lithgow: An actor’s lessons

The Emmy award-winner shares encouragement and experience with an MFA class.

UC Irvine crisis

Social media can increase stress during a crisis

Official use of social media can be effective. The unverified rumor mill? Much less so.

UC Santa Cruz neutron merger

A new era in astronomy: First observations of merging neutron stars

A UC Santa Cruz team provides the first-ever visual evidence of the source of gravitational waves.

UC Merced whale

Human speech, jazz and whale song

Three wildly different samples show how much forms of communication have in common.

UC San Diego flip flops

Could these flip-flops save the earth?

These $3, algae-based renewable sandals could become the planet's preferred shoe.

food podcast UC Berkeley

New podcast explores people, places behind the food we eat

The Berkeley Food Institute explores the network of people and places behind what we eat in a new series.

teens online relationships UC Irvine

Teens’ online friendships just as meaningful as face-to-face ones

Digital communication can even provide more benefits but also carries more risks.

UC Santa Barbara printing press

Step back into the 19th century

A replica printing press from England takes center stage in the new Maker Lab.

school lunch UC Berkeley

Two alumni-led companies are remaking school meals

The cafeteria is a healthier, more sustainable place these days, thanks to four alums with a passion for food.

UC fellowships no smoking

UC appoints new class of Smoke- and Tobacco-Free Student Fellows

Awardees from each of the 10 campuses will work to promote healthier communities via tobacco control.

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